What Happened on 17 January 2016

US imposes new sanctions on Iran over missiles

The United States has imposed new sanctions on Iranian individuals and companies. As per media reports,… Read More.

French drug trial: brain dead man dies

In a latest development, a man who was left brain dead in a botched experimental drug trial in Read More.

Indonesian man wounded in Jakarta attacks dies

The death toll in the gun and bomb attacks in Jakarta has risen to eight. This includes… Read More.

ISIS abducts hundreds of civilians in Deir al-Zour

Around 400 civilians have been abducted by the ISIS during an assault on the Syrian city Deir al-Zour. Media reports… Read More.

Burkina Faso: People launch campaign for the release of Australian couple

People in Burkina Faso have launched a campaign for the release of an Australian couple. As… Read More.